UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The Natural Sciences BSc draws together elements of physics, mathematics, chemistry, astrophysics, Earth sciences, life sciences, and science and technology studies. The programme enables students who wish to maintain a breadth of science subjects to design a unique degree which is suited to their personal interests.

Course Modules

Modules include: Core streams: chemistry: physical chemistry; inorganic and materials chemistry; synthetic organic chemistry; Earth sciences: geophysical science; physical science; life sciences: biomedical sciences; molecular and cell biology; physics: astrophysics; atomic and particle physics; condensed matter physics; medical physics; science and technology studies: history and philosophy of science; science communication and policy; Additional options: mathematics; management studies; science and technology studies; computer science; statistical science; psychology; languages.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £21,320  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher A1AA-AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAB-AAAAA
  • GCE A-level AAA-A*AA
  • International Baccalaureate
  • European Baccalaureate 85%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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82% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 75%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 74%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 92%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 40
Studying 35
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 20
Unknown 5

30% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 71%

Total Coursework: 24%

Total Practical: 5%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation